Arthrimaxx for Dogs and Cats

This is a nutritional supplement used to combat in cats and in dogs. The basic idea behind it and other arthritis supplements in pets is to give your pet an extra dose of the nutrients that are the building blocks of the joints. It doesn't work for all pets, but with many animals you will see a dramatic improvement, and you usually know if it's going to work after a month or so. It comes only in liquid form. You basically dribble some onto the cat or dog's food. For some pets this is easier than giving them a pill, but it really depends. These are all vegan formulas if you're worried about that.


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How does it work?

Like many arthritis supplements, it uses glucosamine and chondroitin. These natural molecules that are found in both pets and people do not have the risk of side effects that an actual arthritis drug does, but they are not effective in all pets. Both the molecules play an important role in the health of bone cartilage. Glucosamine is a sugar, and it helps the body form and repair cartilage. Chondroitin is a protein that makes cartilage more elastic. These are both used in many arthritis medicines for people as well. Basically, they help your pet naturally make its joints more healthy and less painful to move by supplementing the molecules the body uses to repair its joints. Sometimes the reason pets are having arthritis problems is just that the body isn't able to build back the cartilage fast enough.

It also has Vitamin C and several other vitamins that will make your pet more healthy in general.

Are there side effects?

No - your pet could get some basic indigestion from the liquid or it could dislike the taste, but that's it. The stuff in arthritis supplements naturally occurs in your cat or dog anyway, and it doesn't hurt them to put more into their bodies.

Where can I get it?

You can get it for dogs online here:

You can get it for cats online here:

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